Wilson County, Kansas Population 2020

Wilson County, Kansas's estimated population is 8,712 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilson County, Kansas is the 45th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20188,665-47-0.54%
20178,712120.14%
20168,700-148-1.67%
20158,848-125-1.39%
20148,973-121-1.33%
20139,094-29-0.32%
20129,123-118-1.28%
20119,241-151-1.61%
20109,392-897-8.72%
199010,289-1,839-15.16%
198012,1288117.17%
197011,317-1,760-13.46%
196013,077-1,738-11.73%
195014,815-2,908-16.41%
194017,723-923-4.95%
193018,646-2,511-11.87%
192021,1571,3476.80%
191019,8104,18926.82%
190015,6213352.19%
189015,2861,51110.97%
188013,7757,081105.78%
18706,6946,66724692.59%
1860270.00%

How Many People Live in Wilson County, Kansas?

8,712

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,30094.53%
Two or More Races3584.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.65%
Black or African American490.56%
Some Other Race140.16%
Asian20.02%

Wilson County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Wilson County, Kansas Median Age

43.9


Total

42.1


Male

47


Female

Wilson County, Kansas Adults

There are 6,674 adults, (1,806 of whom are seniors) in Wilson County, Kansas.

Wilson County, Kansas Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,462

50.82%

Male

4,318

49.18%

Wilson County, Kansas Households and Families

Wilson County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wilson County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
All72%28%
Male59.1%40.9%
Female56.2%43.8%
Non Family54.6%45.4%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7952.2872
Married1,8372.8889.8
Non Family1,3651.1954.6
Female4292.8756.2
Male1643.0159.1

2.78

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wilson County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2303.78%
9th to 12th Grade5408.87%
High School Graduate2,14035.17%
Some College1,66127.30%
Associates Degree63610.45%
Bachelors Degree61510.11%
Graduate Degree2634.32%

Wilson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6955,023850
Hispanic16011516
Multiple Races1541328
Black3912
Native American35312
Other Race1111
Asian222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,042$37,609$23,521
Less Than High School$25,600$27,028$18,424
High School Grad$25,179$35,065$20,082
Some College$31,806$42,434$22,550
Bachelors Degree$43,650$46,618$41,989
Graduate Degree$47,321$52,250$44,167

$31,042

Average Earnings

$37,609

Average Male

$23,521

Average Female

Wilson County, Kansas Language

Wilson County, Kansas Language by Age

Wilson County, Kansas Language

98.13% of Wilson County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.91% of the population.

Wilson County, Kansas Poverty

Wilson County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,8531,03613.19%
Multiple35811732.68%
Hispanic2598332.05%
Black443579.55%
Native57610.53%
Other8562.50%

14.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.73%

Male Poverty Rate

15.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Kansas is Black, with 79.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Kansas is Native, with 10.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.98%
High School11.85%
Some College11.05%
Bachelors or Greater3.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.45%
Female Unemployed21.13%
Female Employed12.02%
Male Employed7.36%

Wilson County, Kansas Income

Wilson County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,208$62,833
Families$57,944$73,018
Married Families$67,750-
Non Families$25,633$42,010

Wilson County, Kansas Marital Status

Wilson County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Wilson County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wilson County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans

592

Number of Veterans

555

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam291
Korea81
First Gulf War66
World War II25
Second Gulf War12

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5618.76%
2 or More3117.82%
Hispanic2514.04%

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

5.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson County, Kansas Employment Status

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson County, Kansas Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.73%

Born in Kansas

98.95%

Native Born

1.05%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.95% of Wilson County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 75.73% having been born in Kansas. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Population of Cities in Wilson County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Neodesha24862319-167-6.72%
Fredonia24822291-191-7.70%
Altoona413374-39-9.44%
Buffalo232217-15-6.47%
Benedict7368-5-6.85%
New Albany5652-4-7.14%
Coyville4643-3-6.52%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990